Health Tip: Check for Children in the Driveway
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Vehicle safety begins in the driveway. Drivers should always check surroundings as they back out of the driveway to ensure a child isn't near.

The National Safety Council warns:

Children most vulnerable to being struck in the driveway are younger than age 4.

A driver should always walk a complete lap around the car before pulling out of the driveway.
A driver should never rely solely on a backup camera or mirrors to detect a nearby child.
A driver should always lock any car when not in use to prevent a child from climbing inside.

-- Diana Kohnle